Some of the most entertaining musicians to watch are the ones who really get into their instruments, moving around the stage and playing guitars over their heads. With the Motion Synth system from Auug, movement is a requirement. The Kickstarter project brings gesture-controlled music creation to the iPhone and iPod Touch.
The Motion Synth consists of a case and strap that holds the iPhone in position on your hand and an app. An overlay over the screen helps you position your fingers to trigger different sounds. The app turns movements into signals that control other audio apps or external hardware devices. Which means by moving and angling an iPhone, musicians can do things like control audio, trigger vocal effects, and shape notes and harmonies.… Read more